INTRA HOSTEL GENERAL QUIZ
Prepared By: Deepak Dilipkumar and
Alan John Maniamkot
Quizmaster: Vighnesh Vatsal
1) Fan poster of which movie?
THE PRESTIGE
2) Sir Frederick William Herschel became
famous for his discovery of the planet
Uranus. His grandson William Herschel, an
...
Biometric Identification
3) X is a Hungarian inventor, who is world-
renowned for a certain invention Y, of
which more than 350 million units have
...
Erno Rubik
4) Connect
Edvard Munch Paintings
5) The word X gets its name from the carob
seed. Carob seeds were used as weights
on precision scales because of their
rep...
Carats of Gold
6) Identify this person
Kamal Hassan
7) X wanted to name his daughter Y. But
when a son was born, he named him
Markus. Y went on to become a very
famous name, ...
Siri
Sirius XM Radio
8) Who owns the "spinners" clothing brand?
Shane Warne
9) Dying of the light

Windhaven

The Hedge Knight

The Sworn Sword

Fevre Dream

The Armageddon Rag
What does this n...
George R R Martin’s Works
10) Ad for what?
Ad Against Passive Smoking
11) X is a common phenomenon we see in
daily life. Wikipedia explains it as follows:
“By conservation of momentum, the
def...
Ball Games - Swing
12) Who's face has been blanked out?
Pepe
13) X, also known as agrin-like protein
(AGRINL) is a protein that in humans is
encoded by the EGFLAM gene. It was first
d...
Pikachurin
:
::
: ?
Gwyneth Paltrow
15) Connect these famous Indians.
Madan Mohan Malviya Motilal Nehru
People after which NITs are named
Questions 16-20 have an overall connect, so
you need to get at least two of the next five
questions right to guess the con...
16) X is a famous American businesswoman,
singer,entertainer and producer. Born to a
lower middle class family in 1969, sh...
Jennifer Lopez
17) “Dr. Martin Luther King is not a black
hero. He is an American hero.”, he said, in
a soothing voice.
ID the speaker.
Morgan Freeman
18) This photo was taken in October, 1941.
Identify the place.
Pearl Harbour
19) X stands 13½ inches tall and weighs in
at a robust 8½ pounds. Officially named Y,
it is better known by its nickname, ...
Oscar
Connect
Arnold Schwarzenegger
Tom Wilkinson
Tommy Lee Jones
Jim Carrey
Batman Movie villains
21) What was the connect between the last
five questions?
Ben Affleck!
Thanks for coming!
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  1. 1. INTRA HOSTEL GENERAL QUIZ Prepared By: Deepak Dilipkumar and Alan John Maniamkot Quizmaster: Vighnesh Vatsal
  2. 2. 1) Fan poster of which movie?
  3. 3. THE PRESTIGE
  4. 4. 2) Sir Frederick William Herschel became famous for his discovery of the planet Uranus. His grandson William Herschel, an Indian civil servant too is known for something he invented, which prevents a popular form of duplicity seen in IIT.
  5. 5. Biometric Identification
  6. 6. 3) X is a Hungarian inventor, who is world- renowned for a certain invention Y, of which more than 350 million units have been sold. “It is a perfect example of the human mind possibilities to test their scientific rigour and to dominate them.” It is a popular hobbyist object and is used in a World Championship sport. ID Y.
  7. 7. Erno Rubik
  8. 8. 4) Connect
  9. 9. Edvard Munch Paintings
  10. 10. 5) The word X gets its name from the carob seed. Carob seeds were used as weights on precision scales because of their reputation for having a uniform weight. It is said that in order to keep uniformity among regional buyers and sellers of Y, a potential customer could retrieve their own carob seeds on their way to the market, to check the tolerances of the seeds used by the merchant. ID X and Y.
  11. 11. Carats of Gold
  12. 12. 6) Identify this person
  13. 13. Kamal Hassan
  14. 14. 7) X wanted to name his daughter Y. But when a son was born, he named him Markus. Y went on to become a very famous name, after X created a software called Y. However, Y was a name popular in other regions, even before the software came out. For example, one of the largest poems in a south Indian Language is called the Epic of Y. Y shares it’s name with the NYSE listing of a radio company that again shares it’s name with a father figure in Harry Potter. Identify Y.
  15. 15. Siri Sirius XM Radio
  16. 16. 8) Who owns the "spinners" clothing brand?
  17. 17. Shane Warne
  18. 18. 9) Dying of the light  Windhaven  The Hedge Knight  The Sworn Sword  Fevre Dream  The Armageddon Rag What does this non-exhaustive list represent?
  19. 19. George R R Martin’s Works
  20. 20. 10) Ad for what?
  21. 21. Ad Against Passive Smoking
  22. 22. 11) X is a common phenomenon we see in daily life. Wikipedia explains it as follows: “By conservation of momentum, the deflective force on the body is no more or less than a reaction to the deflection that the body imposes on the air-flow. The body "pushes" the air down, and vice versa. As a particular case, a lifting force is accompanied by a downward deflection of the air-flow. It is an angular deflection in the fluid flow, aft of the body.” Where do we commonly observe X?
  23. 23. Ball Games - Swing
  24. 24. 12) Who's face has been blanked out?
  25. 25. Pepe
  26. 26. 13) X, also known as agrin-like protein (AGRINL) is a protein that in humans is encoded by the EGFLAM gene. It was first described in 2008 in Japan by Shigeru Sato. It helps to carry electrical impulses from the eyes to the brain. What is it's common name?
  27. 27. Pikachurin
  28. 28. : :: : ?
  29. 29. Gwyneth Paltrow
  30. 30. 15) Connect these famous Indians. Madan Mohan Malviya Motilal Nehru
  31. 31. People after which NITs are named
  32. 32. Questions 16-20 have an overall connect, so you need to get at least two of the next five questions right to guess the connect!
  33. 33. 16) X is a famous American businesswoman, singer,entertainer and producer. Born to a lower middle class family in 1969, she got her big break when she became a regular on the American sketch comedy series, In Living Colour. She has the distinction of being the first actress of a certain ethnicity to receive more than $1 million for a movie. Identify.
  34. 34. Jennifer Lopez
  35. 35. 17) “Dr. Martin Luther King is not a black hero. He is an American hero.”, he said, in a soothing voice. ID the speaker.
  36. 36. Morgan Freeman
  37. 37. 18) This photo was taken in October, 1941. Identify the place.
  38. 38. Pearl Harbour
  39. 39. 19) X stands 13½ inches tall and weighs in at a robust 8½ pounds. Officially named Y, it is better known by its nickname, X. While the origins of the nickname aren’t clear, a popular story has it that upon seeing it for the first time, a certain Margaret Herrick remarked that it resembled her Uncle X. What are we talking about?
  40. 40. Oscar
  41. 41. Connect Arnold Schwarzenegger Tom Wilkinson Tommy Lee Jones Jim Carrey
  42. 42. Batman Movie villains
  43. 43. 21) What was the connect between the last five questions?
  44. 44. Ben Affleck!
  45. 45. Thanks for coming!

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